Certified Nurse Aide

Somerset Somerset, PA
Title:

Nurse Aide

Department:

Nursing 3A

Position Summary

Under direction of the Unit Director, the Nurse Aide provides patient care under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. The Nurse Aide is responsible to assist in the maintenance of a clean, safe and hazard-free patient environment. It is the responsibility of the incumbent to ensure job responsibilities are performed in a manner that is safe and in accordance with all Hospital policies and procedures. The Nurse Aide performs various indirect patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in meeting the personal needs and comfort of patients.

Training and Education

1. Required

A. High school diploma or equivalent.

B. Nurse Aide Certification

C. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

D. Basic Cardiac Life Support Provider certification.

E. Compliance with the requirements of the Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) which includes an acceptable FBI Fingerprinting, PA Child Abuse and PA Criminal History Clearance.

2. Preferred

A. Previous experience as a Nurse Aide or equivalent.

B. Previous experience as a unit secretary or medical assistant.